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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW

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West Chester, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extended stay for my son's wedding. Accommodations were exceptional, staff was great. Rooms were clean. Breakfast was always perfect. Cannot say anymore outsource things!Would definitely stay again and again,!

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RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW, responded to this review

Glad to have you at our property for such a glorious occasion. Hope you'll return sooner than later. Best wishes, Milton Hamilton General Manager More 

Newport News, Virginia
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40 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location convenient to NC State campus and always the nicest staff people! They are friendly, professional, helpful every time. The breakfast bar is nice for a quick start to your day. Since it's frequently busy, the facility is starting to show a little wear, maybe time for a deep-cleaning and new carpets soon...

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RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay and kind words. We appreciate feedback, because it helps us in developing our strengths and also weakness. Best wishes, Milton Hamilton General Manager More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was knowledgeable and friendly. The hotel was clean and fresh. The rooms were totally brand new. Great Wi-Fi connection. And the breakfast was absolutely delicious! And it's location was close to I40.

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RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW, responded to this review

Those are all the makings of a great stay! We appreciate your business, and willingness to share your delightful experience. All the best, Milton Hamilton General Manager More 

Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this location after staying at the Hyatt. This location was way better. The hotel was clean, smelled great, offered excellent amenities. The staff was super nice. Monte was very professional, well spoken and nicely dressed. Will definitely recommend and will visit again. Thank you.

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RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW, responded to this review

Thank you so much for recognizing our staff, namely Monte. Our management team will me sure to reward them for their efforts. We truly appreciate you staying with us, and look forward to your return visit. All the best, Milton Hamilton GM More 

Florida
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51 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

I have been to Raleigh three times, and I have stayed at this Holiday Inn all three. If I do end up going again in the future I already know where I will stay. The staff is always friendly and helpful. The rooms are always clean. It is only minutes from the North Carolina State campus and downtown. It is... More 

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RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW, responded to this review

We look forward to accommodating you every time you come to Raleigh! Thank you reviewing us, and your business. In hospitality, Milton Hamilton General Manager More 

Matthews
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Came into town to look at colleges and the mall. It was very close to the college area and not far from Crabtree mall. The hotel was very clean, beds really comfy, and staff was very nice. breakfast was better than most "free" hotel breakfasts. I'd definitely stay here again!

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Shilita W, Assistant General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW, responded to this review

Wonderful Review! Thank you for choosing our property and STAYING SMART with Holiday Inn Express! More 

Waxhaw, North Carolina
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

I stay at this hotel every time I visit my daughter at NC State and I am always excited to come back! It's close proximity to NC State is so convenient. The rooms and the hotel overall are so clean. The breakfast is awesome with lots of choices. But nothing outshines the staff! They are so pleasant and helpful and... More 

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Shilita W, Assistant General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW, responded to this review

We believe our staff is top notch and that along with our Holiday Inn Express culture their service culture creates the prefect location for our guests. Thank you for choosing our location when you travel to the Raleigh area and we look forward to serving you again soon. More 

Durham, North Carolina
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56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

Stay Report, July 24-26 Location: The hotel is located on Gorman Street just north of Interstate 40 (Exit 295). It's across the street from a gas station but nothing else is in walking distance. NC State University's campus is about two miles to the north and downtown Raleigh is six miles away. RDU is 11 miles to the west. Hotel:... More 

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Shilita W, Assistant General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and review of our property. I see you noted our location does not have a suite shop yet however we look to add one in by the end of the year. We hope to have you with us again soon! More 

Roslyn Heights, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

My room was really nice and big. Beautiful flat screen tv, nice big bathroom. Clean, clean and clean. I didn't hear any loud noises, no kids running up and down the hallways. They have a great workout room, we didn't get in the pool. Breakfast was average for a hotel. I was able to call and make my reservations before... More 

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RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW, responded to this review

What an awesome review! Thank you for staying with us, and taking the time to share your wonderful experience! All the best, Milton Hamilton More 

Augusta, Georgia
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

My family and I have stayed at this hotel twice now. We stayed here last summer (August 2015) and this summer (June 2016). Both trips were family vacation trips through North Carolina with Raleigh as a stopping point. Both times were great. Last summer when we stayed, there was a little league baseball tournament going on somewhere nearby, and there... More 

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RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW, responded to this review

We are pleased that we could provide accommodations while you visited the greater Raleigh area. This review is just what we like to hear; thank for recommending us. We hope to see you and your family back soon. In hospitality, Milton Hamilton More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our hotel's property boasts an enjoyable country setting while being convenient to all the big city attractions and businesses. The Holiday Inn Express® Raleigh Southwest - NC State hotel is also proud to offer a 100% smoke-free facility and a location just off I-40 at exit 295. With quick access to such businesses as Siemens Training & Development Center, SAS and Cisco in the Raleigh area, our hotel offers corporate guests a quick commute to clients. We also make catching up with out-of-office work a breeze with complimentary high-speed, wireless Internet access, available throughout the hotel, and a Business Center that allows you to print, copy and fax. One of the best things about staying with us is that we're just a few miles from NC State. The hotel's accommodations provide a perfect location for Wolfpack fans and for those attending a concert or athletic event at the RBC Center or the Time Warner Cable Pavilion. Other area attractions include Lake Johnson Park and the North Carolina Museum of Art. Additional hotel amenities, like our indoor, heated swimming pool, whirlpool and Fitness Center, make your stay more enjoyable. Be sure to fill up on sausage, bacon, eggs and our signature cinnamon rolls at the complimentary Express Start Breakfast while you watch one of the 52-inch cable TVs in the Great Room. We look forward to making our hotel your new home in Raleigh! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW

Address: 3741 Thistledown Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606-4676
Location: United States > North Carolina > Raleigh
Price Range: $126 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW 2.5*
Number of rooms: 108
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#11 Business Hotel in Raleigh
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#19 Family Hotel in Raleigh
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